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Amazon ups its AI cred with eBay exec

It’s a funny old world. It used to be that journalists tapped people’s phones, spoke to people who knew them and hung around outside their houses to get information. Nowadays though, they trawl our LinkedIn and Facebook pages, especially if we work for big tech firms. So the latest social media revelation? According to Dow…

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Brits are world-leading online shoppers says new data

Today’s story about Amazon testing drone deliveries in the UK isn’t just about the company finding a government happy to progress with the tech. It’s also about the size of the UK market and its importance to e-tailers. New data from European fashion aggregator Stylight backs that up with news that as many as 87%…

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Zara owner gives big boost to digital payments and recycling

Company AGMs are usually, well, boring. Occasionally they’re love-ins (when the company concerned is hugely successful). Occasionally they’re snipe-fests (when shareholders are moaning about executive pay like at BP or yet another disappointing year and “not enough simple classics” like at M&S). But at other times they actually turn into something worthwhile with a) interesting…